Decades of political upheaval, civil unrests, devastating health and educational crises, severe environmental degradation, and natural disasters, most recently the devastating 7.0 earthquake of January 12, 2010, have resulted in a severe lack of infrastructure in the public sector; all contributing to an overwhelming and demoralizing 85% of the people living in abject poverty. With a need to provide for their families, educate their children, and access health care, many Haitians have migrated to the United States where they have encountered great financial, educational, language, and cultural disparities. See below to read about how we focus our US efforts.


education


Education is for everyone at every age. Education empowers - empowerment brings change.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION -  This year-long mentoring program is designed to build strong character values in our children and provide academic support that will prepare them for success in school for students in grades PK - 6thgrade. This on-going program has been working with 30+ children per year since 2005.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - This year-long mentoring program is designed to build strong character values in our children and provide academic support that will prepare them for success in school for students in grades PK - 6thgrade. This on-going program has been working with 30+ children per year since 2005.

HEALTH EDUCATION

HEALTH EDUCATION -  The health of our communities starts with the health of the individual. HTH provides basic health education to children

HEALTH EDUCATION - The health of our communities starts with the health of the individual. HTH provides basic health education to children

LITERACY + ENGLISH PROGRAM

LITERACY -  Building English language skills is invaluable as individuals strive to integrate into society in the U.S. This challenge is greatest for those who never had the opportunity to learn to read and write in their native country. HTH provides literacy and English classes, taught at various levels, which have been helping individuals integrate into our society and culture for the past 13 years.

LITERACY - Building English language skills is invaluable as individuals strive to integrate into society in the U.S. This challenge is greatest for those who never had the opportunity to learn to read and write in their native country. HTH provides literacy and English classes, taught at various levels, which have been helping individuals integrate into our society and culture for the past 13 years.

ADULT TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

ADULT TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM -  This exciting and empowering program provides adults with basic computer skills, 8 major tools to manage their finances, and resume and interview skills, all of which help the student to improve their opportunity in the job market & encouraging financial stability. By the end of the semester-long class the students are thrilled to employ their newly acquired skills and tools in the job market.

ADULT TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM - This exciting and empowering program provides adults with basic computer skills, 8 major tools to manage their finances, and resume and interview skills, all of which help the student to improve their opportunity in the job market & encouraging financial stability. By the end of the semester-long class the students are thrilled to employ their newly acquired skills and tools in the job market.


OUTREACH


HTPB reaches out to those in the community who, despite great effort and sacrifice, have found it difficult to meet the daily needs of their families. By partnering with local churches and community resources we are able to provide clothing, food, refurbished computers, and Christmas toys for those in need.

Food + Backpack ministry

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CHRISTMAS + HOLIDAY GIVING

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